Lima, Peru – 600-800 Robberies a Day

Posted on December 18, 2010 • Filed under: Crime, Peru

A popular former Peruvian prime minister was beaten and robbed in Lima, in a sign that no one is entirely safe from crime on the streets of this South American capital.
A gang of eight robbers punctured the tires of Javier Velasquez’s car on the outskirts of Lima before dragging him and his driver out and ordering them to hand over their belongings, local press reports said. Read Article

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